What is AHIMA VLab?

What is AHIMA VLab?

AHIMA VLab™ is the virtual practice environment for health information education. Explore healthcare technology and build your knowledge with integrated activities. One platform, hundreds of patient cases, and unlimited opportunities to strengthen your career prospects.

What does AHIMA stand for?

American Health Information Management Association
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) educates health information professionals to ensure the patient stays connected to their data throughout the healthcare process.

How do you get CEUs for AHIMA?

CEUs can be earned by attending an AHIMA event, completing an AHIMA online education program, completing an AHIMA Journal quiz, completing AHIMA e-assessments, as well as other accepted AHIMA activities.

How do I access ahima VLab?

Students enroll into AHIMA VLab using one of three options:

  1. The student receives an enrollment code from the instructor.
  2. The student purchases an enrollment code from the campus bookstore.
  3. The student may also purchase AHIMA VLab access directly from AHIMA via the AHIMA Store.

How do I access VLab?

Accessing vLabs using HTML Client

  1. Point your browser to https://vlabs.uml.edu.
  2. You will then connect and be prompted for your username and password at the login window as shown in figure 2.
  3. Enter your email address with the “@student.uml.edu” suffix into the username box, and password as shown in figure 3.

Who founded AHIMA?

Grace Whiting MyersAmerican Health Information Management Association / Founder

AHIMA Milestones of the Last 90 Years IN 1912, FIVE women serving as medical record clerks in Boston, MA-area hospitals, including AHIMA Founder Grace Whiting Myers, met at Massachusetts General Hospital to study clinical records; they called themselves the Club of Record Clerks.

Does AHIMA still do self reviews?

Effective January 1, 2021, AHIMA and the Commission on Certification (CCHIIM) discontinued the mandatory annual self-review requirement for CCA®, CCS®, and CCS-P®. After January 1, 2021, all CCS, CCS-P and CCA credential holders will no longer need to complete an annual self-review.

How many VLab applications are there?

Initially established with 30 pilot programs, the AHIMA VLab™ now has more than 300 subscribing schools, and has been used by more than 15,000 students annually. Its design is usable for both distance learning and on-campus programs.